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Bishop Steven Charleston Presents “OMG: Spirituality in the Digital Age” at GTS [TEXT + PHOTOS]

On April 3, the Rt. Rev. Steven Charleston presented the 2014 Kay Butler Gill Lecture, “OMG: Spirituality in the Digital Age.” He spoke of the development of a unique spiritual community: an inter-religious, international congregation of people from many distinctive backgrounds, all linked by a shared response to a spiritual vision that is both pragmatic and poetic. Each morning he compresses a single spiritual thought into a few concise words and posts it on Facebook, the largest social network in human history.  Read more...

April 3 – “OMG: Spirituality in the Digital Age” Presented by Bishop Steven Charleston

April 3 – “OMG: Spirituality in the Digital Age” Presented by Bishop Steven Charleston

OMG: Spirituality in the Digital Age
The 2014 Kay Butler Gill Lecturer
in Christian Spirituality
presented by Bishop Steven Charleston

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

at The General Theological Seminary
440 West 21st Street, New York City

To register, click here.

 

What defines spirituality in an age of digital communication? What defines community in a global culture of information villages?

The technological parameters of post-modern networking are expanding exponentially.  Read more...

GTS Digital Formation Webinar: Thursday, March 13 – The Evolution of Social Media & the Church Today

GTS Digital Formation Webinar: Thursday, March 13 – The Evolution of Social Media & the Church Today

The Internet and Social Media are an ever- and fast-changing landscape. In this webinar we’ll look at that landscape as it stands in 2014, talk about popular platforms, and best practices, and why you should strongly consider using some of these digital tools in your ministry.

GTS Digital Formation invites you to learn about using social media in your ministry by joining the final webinar of the 2013-14 series, Equipping Digital Saints.   Read more...

Barbara Crafton to Offer Quiet Day on Forgiveness June 8

Barbara Crafton to Offer Quiet Day on Forgiveness June 8

Barbara Cawthorne Crafton will offer a Quiet Day at General Seminary on the theme Forgiveness: What It Is and What It Isn’t on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

Crafton writes: “Peter asked Jesus how many times he must forgive a brother who had wronged him. Seven? But no: It was seventy times seven. Which is 490 times. Most of us have a hard time doing it even once!   Read more...

Barbara Crafton to Offer Quiet Day on Forgiveness June 8

Barbara Crafton to Offer Quiet Day on Forgiveness June 8

Barbara Cawthorne Crafton will offer a Quiet Day at General Seminary on the theme Forgiveness: What It Is and What It Isn’t on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

She writes: “Peter asked Jesus how many times he must forgive a brother who had wronged him. Seven? But no: It was seventy times seven. Which is 490 times. Most of us have a hard time doing it even once!   Read more...

Fishbowl Conversation on Women’s Leadership, Tuesday, April 23

Fishbowl Conversation on Women’s Leadership, Tuesday, April 23

The Society of St. Blandina of General Seminary invites you to a Fishbowl Conversation on Women’s Leadership on Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Seabury Auditorium. You will experience a special method of community conversation, called the Fishbowl, and be able to reflect on a variety of issues surrounding women’s leadership both within the Church and in wider U.S. culture.

Useful for addressing hot topics or sharing ideas and information from a variety of perspectives, a Fishbowl involves a small group of people seated in a circle and having a conversation in full view of a larger group of listeners.   Read more...

James Martin, SJ, to Offer 2013 Kay Butler Gill Lecture on April 11

General Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the 2013 Kay Butler Gill Lecturer in Christian Spirituality: the Rev. James Martin, Society of Jesus. A nationally renowned spiritual teacher, Father Martin is a Jesuit priest, author, and culture editor of America, the national Catholic magazine. His books include the newly published Between Heaven and Mirth and the best-selling The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.

Martin will deliver the lecture, Rejoice Always: Joy, Humor and Laughter in the Spiritual Life, on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m.   Read more...

Shake Hands with Biblical Hebrew: A One-Day Seminar on May 30

Shake Hands with Biblical Hebrew: A One-Day Seminar on May 30

On Thursday, May 30, 2013, the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Owens, Professor Old Testament, will offer a one-day seminar introducing students to Biblical Hebrew.

Many students of the Bible would like to know something about the Hebrew language of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, yet will never have the opportunity to take a proper class. This might include adults who participate in Bible study in their local parishes, busy clergy who did not study Hebrew during seminary, college students who are studying ancient world history, and people interested in learning about a language which has shaped a religion both ancient and contemporary.  Read more...

Living Compass Training comes to GTS April 5

Living Compass Training comes to GTS April 5

Living Compass Coaching Certification Workshop.   The Living Compass Faith and Wellness Ministry is a new ministry that is helping Episcopal Churches across the country do the following:

  • strengthen the wellness and wholeness of individual members
  • create deeper, authentic community between members
  • provide programs that are easily accessible nonmembers in the community
  • provide programs that can be easily offered off-site in other settings in the community

Living Compass is flexible and adaptable to each local context.   Read more...